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  • Old Hampton dig turns up signs of lost Civil War slave village

     Old Hampton dig turns up signs of lost Civil War slave village
    Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from Hampton's historic port town's center. Despite its pioneering...
  • Civil War raider sinks off Newport News

     Civil War raider sinks off Newport News
    When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered. For two years, the fast, well-armed...
  • Big things in small packages

    Diminutive work is the name of the game in one of Hampton Roads' largest and most popular invitational art shows, which returned this past month to the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton. But after five previous annual installments of "Small...
  • At the center of it all, part 1: The humble beginnings, history of the Daily Press

    At the center of it all, part 1: The humble beginnings, history of the Daily Press
    The history of the Daily Press is one that is laced throughout with personal and public triumphs and trials. This week, to mark the newspaper's move to a new headquarters at City Center at Oyster Point, the Daily Press will take a look at not only the...
  • Tidewater tour highlights Virginia's oysters and wine

    Tidewater tour highlights Virginia's oysters and wine
    Virginia, famous for its country ham, is also becoming known for its oysters and wine. Seven different regions of the Chesapeake Bay and along the Eastern Shore are producing some of the world's best oysters. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently declared...
  • Falling temperatures, possible flurries in Hampton Roads Tuesday

    Falling temperatures, possible flurries in Hampton Roads Tuesday
    Expect wet, dreary weather and falling temperatures in Hampton Roads Tuesday. Flurries are possible, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Wakefield said. The region reached its high temperature of about 42 degrees early in the day,...
  • Sunshine continues in Hampton Roads Thursday

    Sunshine continues in Hampton Roads Thursday
    Look forward to more sunny days in Hampton Roads. The National Weather Service forecast shows mostly sunny weather through Monday next week. Expect a high temperature of about 47 degrees Thursday and 31 overnight. Winds will be out of the west 8 to 14...
  • Research, environmental efforts in Hampton Roads benefit from federal spending plan

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that just cleared Congress includes millions of dollars toward advanced aircraft, a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, stiffer standards for oil tank cars and repairs to the state's spaceport damaged by a rocket explosion in October....
  • Catch Santa south of the James this weekend

    If you’re looking to spend some time with Santa Claus south of the James River, you’ve got a couple of options between now and Christmas. The Isle of Wight County Museum will host its annual “Evening with St. Nick,” which will...
  • Heavy rain likely, coastal flood advisory issued for Hampton Roads Tuesday

    Heavy rain likely, coastal flood advisory issued for Hampton Roads Tuesday
    Pack your umbrella Tuesday and watch out for flooding, especially in low-lying areas near the coast. The National Weather Service is calling for an 90 percent chance for rain, which is expected to be heavy at times. A coastal flood advisory is in effect...
  • Hampton Roads shares in $21 million in pollution-reduction grants

    Hampton Roads localities from Isle of Wight to James City counties are among 25 around the state chosen to receive a share of more than $21 million in grants to help fund projects to reduce stormwater pollution. James City County was the big winner...